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Glossary

B

BDO--battle dress overgarment

BMNT--beginning morning nautical twilight

C

C--Celsius

CAM--chemical agent monitor

CARC--chemical agent resistant coating

CB--chemical-biological

CDM--chemical downwind message

CF--correlation factor

cGy--centigray(2)

cGyph--centigray per hour

CI--combat ineffective

COA--courses of action

CONUS--continental United States

CPOG--chemical protective overgarment

CPS--Collective Protection Shelter

CUCV--Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle

D

DAD--detailed aircraft decon

DAP--decon apparatus, portable

DED--detailed equipment decon

deg--degree(s)

DGN--degrees grid north

DMN--degrees magnetic north

DTN--degrees true north

DGZ--desired ground zero

DKIE--decontamination kit, individual equipment

DS2--decontaminating solution No. 2

DTD--detailed troop decon

E

EDM--effective downwind message

EENT--early evening nautical twilight

est--estimated

ETO--ethylene oxide

F

F--Fahrenheit

G

gal--gallon(s)

GEOREF--World Geographic Reference System

GMT--Greenwich mean time

GN--grid north

GZ--ground zero

H

H--high-test hypochlorite

HC--hexachloroethane

HMMWV--high-mobility, multi-wheeled vehicle

HOB--height of burst

hr--hour(s)

HTB--high-test bleach

hvy--heavy

I

IAW--in accordance with

ID--inside does rate

IPB--intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IPE--individual protective equipment

K

km--kilometers

kmph--kilometers per hour

KT--kiloton

L

lb--pound(s)

LDS--light decon system

LL--latent lethality

LSD--least separation distance

M

m--meter(s)

MDWIID--maximum downwind hazard distance

mech--mechanized

met--meteorological

min--minute(s)

mm--millimeter(s)

MOGAS--motor gasoline

MOPP--mission-oriented protective posture

MGN--mils grid north

MMN--mils magnetic north

MTN--mils true north

MRL--multiple rocker launcher

MSD--minimum safe distance

mtr--motorized

N

NATO--North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC--nuclear, biological, and chemical

NBCC--NBC center

NBCWRS--NBC warning and reporting system

NF--normalizing factor

No.--number

O

octant--one of eight world areas

OD--outside dose rate

OEG--operation exposure guidance

OPLAN--operation plan

OPORD--operation order

P

PAA--peracetic acid

PD--performance decrement

PDDE--power-driven decontaminating equipment

POL--petroleum, oils, and lubricants

Q

qt--quart

R

RES--radiation exposure status

RP--red phosphorous

S

S2--intelligence officer

S3--operations and training officer

SCPE--simplified collective-protective equipment

SG--smoke generator

SITREP--situation report

SOI--signal operating instructions

SOF--special operations forces

SOP--standing operating procedures

STANAG--NATO standardization agreement

STB--supertropical bleach

T

TF--transmission factor

TOC--tactical operations center

U

unk--unknown

US--United States of America

UT--undemanding task

UTM--universal transferse mercator

W

WP--white phosphorous



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